News of the legislature proposing bills to eliminate Utah’s death penalty or study the death penalty’s costs made waves around the state, but neither bill passed.
Canyon Home Care of Salt Lake City, defending against a wrongful death lawsuit, says it should not be held liable for a crash caused by an employee. The company says it is not responsible for crashes involving home care nurses on their way home after calls.
If Gov. Herbert signs it, Ogden’s Northern Utah Community Correctional Center will continue to house around a third of state prison parolees for at least the next year.
A late-night fire caused an estimated $15,000 in damages to a detached garage Sunday, and investigators are still trying to determine the cause.
Francisco Garcia, 49, is booked in jail on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sodomy upon a child, both first-degree felonies.
Roy City Police Chief Carl Merino and Deputy Chief Aaron Perry sent a clear message to citizens Friday about threats of school shootings: the police will not tolerate that kind of behavior.
Police were investigating a report of a suicidal person in the area of 8th Street and Porter Avenue and locked out the six schools as a precaution.
At 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, a 20-year-old West Haven resident was driving in the northbound lanes of Washington Boulevard when an SUV tried turning into the southbound lanes from Canfield Drive.
SB 205 was sent to Gov. Gary Herbert’s office Thursday morning. The bill passed a House vote 70-0 just after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Two hours later the Senate voted 28-0 to pass the legislation.